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  • Celebrate Clerkenwell Design Week 2013 with Brintons

    Daniel Fountain
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    With an exciting 2013 ahead, Brintons newly refurbished showroomwill be a hub of creative activity at this year’s Clerkenwell Design Week (21st– 23rd May) and a must see for design savvy visitors.With a whole host of exciting events taking place at the London Design Centre, Brintons inspiring line up makes this design festival one not to be missed. Taking place in the heart of the UK’s design industry, Brintons will be exhibiting a series of workshops and talks showcasing the very latest collections and designs.

    With plenty to see and do, one of the highlights of Clerkenwell Design Week will certainly be the Timorous Beasties & Brintons Archive discussion forum. Enjoy drinks and canapés during three separate talks being held on Thursday 23rd May with the prestigious Alistair McAuley and Paul Simmons from Timorous Beasties who will be joined by John Bain, Brintons Global Design Director to talk through the design collections they have collaborated on.

    Sarah Draper, European Marketing Manager at Brintons commented, “We are thrilled to be taking part in this year’s event and are really excited to be unveiling our new look showroom to visitors who can expect the very latest news on what we have planned for the rest of 2013, as well as gaining real insight on the brand as a whole.”

    With a Brintons dedicated Archivist also in attendance to give a talk, visitors will be able to gain an insight into the impressive heritage of the brand with an extensive collection of textile designs dating back to 1790. Sure to be an immensely popular event, RSVP is essential.

    Guests can put their creativity to the test on the first day of the festival and be in with a chance of winning tickets to the Coronation festival taking place in July. Entrants will be asked to paint a section of the Union Jack, with the most impressive design walking away with the coveted prize.

    Be sure to add the below dates to your diary to avoid missing out on what is set to be the place to be seen at this year’s Clerkenwell Design Week.

    Dates for the diary:

    – 21st May: Union Jack competition, sessions at 11am and 3pm
    – 22nd May: Hat making workshop, sessions at 11am and 3pm
    – 23rd May: Timorous Beasties & Brintons Archive discussion forum sessions 12pm, 3pm and 6pm (6pm session is fully booked)

    Daniel Fountain / 17.05.2013

    Editor, Hotel Designs

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